Patricia Choi of Choi International Named #14 of America’s Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals

Posted by Elina Oshiro — September 8, 2011

1315500299(Honolulu, HI, September 6, 2011) Patricia Choi of Choi International was named #14 out of America’s top 1,000 real estate professionals by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends. She is a member of the “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals", a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications. Choi is now ranked in the top one half of 1 percent of the more than 1 million REALTORS® nationwide.

The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals was announced on September 6, 2011 with four separate categories honoring the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:

  • Individual Sales Professionals – Sales volume
  • Individual Sales Professionals – Transaction sides (in each real estate transaction, there are two sides that can be represented by a real estate agent: a buyer’s and a seller’s.)
  • Team Professionals – Sales Volume
  • Team Professionals – Transaction sides

According to The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals, Patricia had a sales volume totaling $141,467,999, ranking her 14th in the nation.

“The best individual agents and teams – including Choi’s award-winning efforts – were nothing short of phenomenal considering the challenging real estate market,” said Steve Murray, founder of Denver-based publishing and communications company REAL Trends, which compiled the list. “Ironically, if you look at the top 250 in each category you will find that collectively, their sales volume and transaction sides held up quite nicely compared with the market as a whole.”

“Becoming a member of such an elite group as the The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals is an incredible accomplishment in any market, but what Patricia did during these challenging times is impressive on so many levels,” said Marti Gallardo, vice president of classified advertising for The Wall Street Journal. “Her efforts topped 99.99 percent of the more than 1 million REALTORS nationwide.”

“I am absolutely thrilled to be named to The Thousand,” said Choi. “Even with the market’s challenges, it’s incredibly gratifying to help clients find their dream homes as well as help them sell their properties quickly and for the highest price possible.”

The four lists of the The Thousand can be found at:

About Choi International

Choi International, led by President & Principal Broker Patricia Choi, specializes in oceanfront estates and luxury properties in the most prestigious and exclusive neighborhoods in Honolulu, Hawaii, from Diamond Head & Kahala to Portlock, and the world renowned beachfronts of Kailua, Lanikai, and the North Shore. For 30 years, Choi International's team of experienced luxury real estate professionals have provided extraordinary service with integrity, honesty, and a commitment to excellence. The firm is committed to outstanding client representation, detailed market knowledge, hi-tech marketing solutions, and using the resources of our 8,000 real estate affiliate offices.

About The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals

The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals awards program was developed jointly by The Wall Street Journal’s Business Development Group and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. The Real Estate Top 1,000 honors America’s elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends.

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